This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn - As a main character, this traditionalist values the Navajo way of life and works for the Navajo tribal police.
Ernesto Cata - This character is a twelve-year-old Zuni chosen to portray the Little Fire God at the annual Shalako festival.
George Bowlegs - This character is a young Navajo who wants to convert to the Zuni religion. Growing up in a difficult background, this character begins hunting at an early age to feed the family.
Shorty Bowlegs - This character is an alcoholic parent.
Cecil Bowlegs -...
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